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Nespresso Made First Payments to Colombian Farmers’ Pilot Retirement Savings Plan

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A remote coffee-growing community

Like many of Colombia’s greatest coffee-producing regions, Caldas is situated high up in the mountains where the unique micro-climate protects the production of the finest quality coffee. The farmers that live and work there operate small farms of around 2-3 hectares, on average. And the landscape is challenging; at such high altitudes and with scarce road infrastructures, people often have to rely on the use of donkeys to climb to their farms, transport their goods and get around.

Bloomberg Americas Monetary Summit

Event Information and Excerpts from Michael R. Bloomberg
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Michael R. Bloomberg hosted Bloomberg’s first-ever Americas Monetary Summit, featuring Central Bank leaders from Canada, Chile, Colombia, Peru and the United States. Brazil’s Finance Minister also spoke.

These policy makers shared their economic forecasts for 2015-2016, and strategies to boost growth, handle inflation and create more jobs amid a shifting global environment.

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Children International nombra a Miriam Castilla Lara la ganadora del premio Inspire Award™ de 2014

El premio Inspire Award™ celebra las valiosas aportaciones de los voluntarios quienes habitan en y forman parte de las comunidades marginadas donde trabaja Children International
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Children International Names Miriam Castilla Lara the Winner of the 2014 Inspire Award™

The Inspire Award™ Celebrates Outstanding Contributions of Volunteers Who Live in and Are a Part of the Impoverished Communities Children International Serves
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New Standard Aims to Certify “Responsible” Oil Sites

Posted by Molly Beauchemin
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In the Orinoquia region of Colombia, two oil fields run by Toronto-based Pacific Rubiales Energy last week became the first to be certified as “socially and environmentally responsible,” according to a new standard. The two sites produce approximately 250,000 barrels per day, or 25 percent of Colombia’s total output.
 

CPXi CEO Michael Seiman Helps Fund a Major Renovation of a Children International Community Center in Colombia

The Newly Renovated CPXi Community Center Will Provide Vital Services to Nearly 5,000 Children and Youth in Barranquilla
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Kansas City, MO, July 9, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Michael Seiman, the chief executive officer and co-founder of the global digital media company CPXi, has helped fund a major renovation of a Children International community center in Colombia. The newly renovated CPXi Community Center will provide vital services to nearly 5,000 children and youth. 

The Shared Value Question We Need to Ask

Let’s shift the focus from "what" shared value is to "how" we can implement it.
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The "what" and "why" of shared value only gets us so far.

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The "what" and "why" of shared value only gets us so far.

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